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Fisherman found dead in Unalaska harbor

April 22nd 9:50 am

Divers recovered a dead fisherman underwater in the Carl E. Moses Boat Harbor in Unalaska last week after he had been reported missing by his captain earlier in the day. The body of Matthew Warn, 35, of Anchor Point, was located near his boat, the trawler [...]

Energy professor honored as one of Alaska's 'Top 40 Under 40'

April 22nd 9:49 am

Many in Dillingham know Professor Tom Marsik, 37, for his work with sustainable energy through the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Campus. Others know him as the man who built one of the most energy-efficient homes in the world, costing less than [...]

LifeMed ends first season in Unalaska

April 22nd 9:49 am

With thousands employed in dangerous jobs in the fishing industry each winter on the Aleutian Chain, a medevac company decided this year to test the waters by basing a plane in Unalaska. The gamble paid off, said Erika Fenn, business development specialist [...]

Man tries to steer taxi off bridge, driver terrified

April 22nd 9:48 am

Swan Taxi customer grabbed steering wheel in a drunken rage on Unalaska bridge

Museum of the Aleutians reopens as board searches for new executive director

April 22nd 9:47 am

The Museum of the Aleutians is in partial recovery from the Russian Bible scandal, and is now open to the public, at least a little bit, on Saturdays. The museum's board of directors is now looking for a new executive director, to replace Zoya Johnson, who [...]

Lake and Pen students gather for prom

April 22nd 9:47 am

Capping an exciting Academic and Athletics meet week, Lake and Peninsula School District High School students gathered for prom Thursday night in Newhalen. Students and teachers worked quickly through the afternoon transforming the recently expanded "Coach [...]

Nursing scholarship established in honor of Judi Nelson

April 22nd 9:44 am

The Judi Nelson Nursing Scholarship fund was established in honor of Judi's 50 years of dedicated work and service to the Bristol Bay region. The fund was established after her death in 2013. Judi Nelson was originally from Evansville, Ind. She attended [...]

Nashookpuk highlights Southwest Region NYO tournament

April 22nd 9:42 am

Ruth Nashookpuk added another impressive note to a burgeoning athletic resume this past weekend. The Bristol Bay High School senior highlighted the 2016 Southwest Region Native Youth Olympics Championships by nailing down four berths in the upcoming state meet.

Board OKs request to allow sale of brown bear hides

April 22nd 9:41 am

Citing increase of bear problems and decrease of annual harvest, the state will now allow hunters to sell hides in areas with a bag limit of two brown bears per year to help incentivize the effort. The new regulation goes into effect next fall, following [...]

Increasingly corrosive oceans threaten crab stocks

April 22nd 9:41 am

Increasingly corrosive oceans are raising more red flags for Bering Sea crab stocks. Results from a first ever, two-year project on baby tanner crabs shows that higher ocean acidity (pH) affects both their shell production and the immune systems. Bairdi [...]

Opinion: The Magnuson Act 40 years later [--] promises not kept for all fisheries

April 22nd 9:40 am

The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act turned 40 last week and Federal and State fishery managers marked that event with an opinion piece (Alaska DispatchNews, April 12) extolling the successes of the Magnuson-Stevens Act and its [...]

Opinion: UA funding critical to state's ability to rebuild its economy

April 22nd 9:40 am

As the Alaska Legislature attempts to wrap up its work for the year, the first wave of fallout from lawmakers' efforts to cut their way out of the current fiscal crisis without any new revenue streams are starting to work through Alaska. One of the first [...]

Wildlife refuge wants to use Carlson House property

April 22nd 9:39 am

Dillingham's City Council wants the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge to serve as the new tenant of the Carlson House property, but arranging that could take some time. In April, the City Council decided its preference is to have the refuge use the property, [...]

Fed subsistence board approves more local access to Nushagak caribou herd

April 22nd 9:38 am

By Molly Dischner Bristol Bay Times -Dutch Harbor Fisherman Caribou season has come to a close, but regulators are already gearing up for the next season. Earlier this month, the federal subsistence board met in Anchorage to consider changes to wildlife [...]

In Brief

April 22nd 9:38 am

Subsistence bird hunt has changes By Molly Dischner Bristol Bay Times -Dutch Harbor Fisherman The spring subsistence bird hunt opened this month with some changed regulations for the migratory bird harvest. New this year is wanton waste language that [...]

Years Ago in the Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman

April 22nd 9:37 am

Summit considers education April 26, 2001 By Erik Hillstrom Bristol Bay Times School funding and community involvement topped the list at last week's Bristol Bay Education Summit. Teachers, school board members, superintendents and community members [...]

Togiak herring arrive early

April 22nd 9:36 am

April 17 the earliest fishery opening on record

Togiak tribe banishes Dillingham man for 10 years

April 15th 3:52 pm

Man no longer welcome in town because of vices he brings with him

New database reveals secrets of fish innards

April 15th 3:52 pm

Information can help researchers better understand the food web

Unalaskan wins $20,000 grant to open brewery

April 15th 3:51 pm

Fifth grade teacher Josh Good wins 2016 Aleutian Marketplace Business Plan Competition

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